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Dead animal removal

The Council is responsible for the removal of certain dead animals from public roads. Dead cats, dogs, badgers, foxes and larger animals such as deer will be removed within 48 hours of being reported.

Smaller animals such as squirrels and rabbits will be dealt with by the scheduled street sweeping. To report a dead animal on a public road please email or call 01883 722000.

Dead animals on private land must be dealt with by the land owner.

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